East Midlands Trains operates a train from Leicester to Burton upon Trent hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 21 min. CrossCountry also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Arriva Midlands operates a bus from Leicester to Burton upon Trent every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. National Express also services this route once daily.
From Leicester train to Derby then train to Burton-on-Trent. 48 min £38. From St Margaret's Bus Station bus to Burton upon Trent, Spot on Snooker. 2 h 16 min £5. From Leicester taxi to Burton upon Trent. 40 min £123. From Leicester drive to Burton upon Trent. 40 min £5.